A Bonded Restoration is a Stronger Restoration
11/18/22 - S4 E4
Enhance the predictability of success in crown cementation by bonding your restoration using a bonding agent with MDP technology and a dual cure cement with high shear bond strength.
Using the latest materials to protect the pulp and enhance your restorations.
11/18/22 - S4 E3
Don’t let your restorations be the start of the problem for your patients. By using the proper materials, you can enhance your direct and indirect restorations, protect the pulp and promote pulp vitality with the release and recharge of Calcium and Flouride ions in the tooth.
The Psychology of Financial Decision-Making
4/8/22 - S4 E2
Do you know the nature of the psychology behind financial decisions? In this episode, Ankur Gupta, DDS, discusses the five barriers to saying yes to dental treatment. Upon understanding these barriers, you can learn how to better communicate with your patients to increase emotional connection and treatment acceptance.
The New New Patient Experience
4/8/22 - S4 E1
There will always be aspects of dentistry that will be out of the clinician’s control. However, the new patient experience is not one of them. In this episode, Ankur Gupta, DDS, discusses various ways that the entire dental team can wow new patients and make their experience extraordinary from the minute they walk in the door.
Improve the long-term success of your composite restorations
6/23/21 - S3 E2
Did you know up to 70% of composite restorations fail due to secondary decay? By incorporating bio-active materials into your protocol you can rest easier knowing the materials you are using protect against secondary decay and promote healing of the natural tooth structure.
Light Curing has Finally Evolved – Don’t be Left Behind
4/22/21 - S3 E1
Do you remember the days of rotary telephones? Technology is constantly evolving, and light curing should too! Curing technology has remained largely unchanged over the last decade. In this presentation you will be introduced to an evolution in light curing. One that overcomes the limitations of curing lights as we know them. Review the critical criteria of evaluating curing lights and how you can achieve better depth of cure, higher conversion (hardness), with less shrinkage (associated with sensitivity and failure.)
Improving the Local Anesthetic Experience: Using Vibration as a Counter Stimulus
11/25/20 - S2 E1
Dentists use many tools to decrease local anesthetic injection pain for patients, including the use of topical anesthesia, plain solutions, smaller needles, and computer controlled devices. However, a commonly used technique of delivering a counter stimulus, either by wiggling the patient's cheek or better yet by using a vibration device could be an important factor in improving the local anesthetic experience.
Cementation Confusion- Placing Zirconia Restorations
12/1/19 - S1 E4
Dr. Mike DiTolla discussing when to use self-adhesive cements
Cementation Confusion- Bonding Lithium Disilicate Restorations
12/1/19 - S1 E3
Dr. Mike DiTolla discusses cementation systems
Cementation Confusion- Cementation Protocols
12/1/19 - S1 E2
Dr. Mike DiTolla discusses the three main cement categories: adhesives, self-adhesive and conventional